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Candidates Should Stand Together on Gamble-free Day

Monday, 1 September 2014, 11:08 am | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leader and Waiariki MP Te Ururoa Flavell is calling on all candidates in the 2014 General Election to stand together on Gamble-free Day, 1 September, to campaign against the profound harm problem gambling causes to the health and wellbeing ... More >>

Candidate calls for an end to institutional racism

Friday, 29 August 2014, 1:21 pm | The Maori Party

29 AUGUST 2014 Tāmaki Makaurau candidate, Rangi McLean has spoken up in support of Irie Te Wehi-Takerei who was wrongfully accused of shoplifting at a Warehouse store in Manukau. "Over the last month, two different supermarkets have been ... More >>

Making tertiary education more accessible to Māori

Friday, 29 August 2014, 1:19 pm | The Maori Party

29 August 2014 The Māori Party launched its tertiary education policy today at Te Huinga Tauira o Te Mana Ākonga, the national hui for the Māori Teritary Students Association in Palmerston North. Te Tai Hauāuru candidate Chris McKenzie says the ... More >>

Candidate’s SOS to northern Maori voters: Save our seats!

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 12:35 pm | The Maori Party

(Extract from address by Rev Te Hira Paenga to Kura Hourua Maori Political Leaders hui, in Whangarei this evening). More >>

Te reo Māori trending at New Zealand Fashion Week

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 2:54 pm | The Maori Party

Language and fashion express culture and identity so it’s fitting for the Māori Party to launch its te reo Māori policy at New Zealand’s premiere fashion event in Auckland. More >>

Te Mana o Te Wai – the quality and vitality of water

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 11:22 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party intends introducing legislation that gives the status of taonga to freshwater and will prioritise the improvement of its quality and vitality making it safer for drinking, swimming and gathering food. More >>

Maori party Candidates Announced

Monday, 25 August 2014, 11:09 pm | The Maori Party

Maori Party Candidates Announced The Māori Party has today announced its list of 24 candidates to contest the 2014 General Election. "The list is headed by our co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell, and followed by two brilliant young candidates, number ... More >>

Māori Party says New Zealanders deserve better

Monday, 25 August 2014, 5:06 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party says New Zealanders deserve to hear more about policies, plans and philosophies than dirt, grime and personal attacks leading up to 20 September. More >>

Tame Iti stands for the Māori Party

Sunday, 24 August 2014, 7:47 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party is proud to announce that Tame Iti will be standing as a list candidate for the Māori Party at this year’s General Election. “Tame Iti has spent his life fighting for Māori people. He’s been at the cutting edge of social and cultural ... More >>

Māori Party List Candidates Stand to Support Te Ururoa

Saturday, 23 August 2014, 1:13 pm | The Maori Party

Three Māori Party list candidates within the Waiariki electorate have been confirmed and they will be standing to support incumbent Waiariki MP and Māori Party Co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell. More >>

Working towards a living wage and more Māori in paid work

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 9:42 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party will build on the gains it has already achieved in Government and accelerate job opportunities particularly for young Māori. More >>

Promoting the Voice of the Rangatahi

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 4:29 pm | The Maori Party

Young Māori voters are seen by the Māori Party to have a vital part to play in saving the Māori seats in Parliament says the Māori Party’s youngest candidate, Reverend Te Hira Paenga. “What we’re hearing on the ground is that rangatahi ... More >>

Māori Party Defends the Integrity of the Māori seats

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 1:05 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leaders, Tariana Turia and Te Ururoa Flavell have spoken out today about the importance of saving the Māori seats. “We have had enough of the attacks being launched on the Māori seats and we are asking New Zealanders to think hard ... More >>

Māori Party Calls for Northland Whānau to Be Vigilant

Friday, 15 August 2014, 11:28 am | The Maori Party

Maori Party’s Te Tai Tokerau candidate, Te Hira Paenga shares the concerns of Dr Lance O’Sullivan about the potential for a major measles outbreak in Northland. More >>

Religion Now Reason for Attack on Election Hoardings

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 4:59 pm | The Maori Party

Concerns are emerging that election hoardings implying religion are being targeted after three separate attacks in Auckland recently. “I’m concerned that people may be misunderstanding my hoardings and reacting badly as a result” Maori Party ... More >>

Māori Party says apology is a step in the right direction

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 9:31 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party says the apology yesterday to the people of Rūatoki at Te Rewarewa Marae by Police Commissioner Mike Bush is a step in the right direction in bringing a sense of peace between the Tūhoe people and the New Zealand Police. More >>

Young Māori boost annual job figures

Monday, 11 August 2014, 9:46 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party welcomes the news that more than 15,000 more Māori were employed in the last year and well over half of these workers are rangatahi. The Household Labour Force survey results recently released shows 10,000 more Māori youth (15 ... More >>

Making A Difference For Hundreds

Monday, 11 August 2014, 9:24 am | The Maori Party

Te Tai Tonga candidate, Ngaire Button, says she is rapt local hero, Tihi Puanaki, has been named Regional Winner of the Pride of NZ 2014, Lifetime Achievement Award. Acknowledging Canterbury’s good fortune in having Ms Puanaki as being a long time ... More >>

International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

Saturday, 9 August 2014, 11:43 am | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell has taken the opportunity on the International Day of the World's Indigenous People to acknowledge the historic contribution made by Māori Party founding leaders, Tariana Turia and Pita Sharples. More >>

Ikaroa Rawhiti: Proud of 2014 New Zealander of the Year

Saturday, 9 August 2014, 11:40 am | The Maori Party

Early this week the Māori Party installed large billboards around Hawkes Bay showcasing Dr Lance O'Sullivan, 2014 New Zealander of the Year and his support for the party and their Māori electorate candidates. More >>



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